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Scott Thulborn wins again with Cruze

January 24, 2017 Scott Thulborn took out another international title with his new Cruze bowls when he won the Burnside Invitation Pairs in New Zealand over the weekend. Teaming up with Corey Wedlock, Scott had been selected as a Bowls Australia representative for the event along with Henselite teammates Tiffany Brodie and Kristina Krstic. Scott, who is the reigning World Champion of Champions, beat...

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Scott Thulborn wins again with Cruze

Mark Casey Hangs up Aussie Cap

December 21, 2016 Team Henselite's Mark Casey has called time on his stellar career representing Australia in international bowls after two Silver Medals at World Bowls 2016. Mark is retiring from international bowls to spend more time on his role in coordinating the Lawn Bowls at the Commonwealth Games 2018. “I feel extremely honoured to have been able to compete for Australia on 293...

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Mark Casey Hangs up Aussie Cap

Dual World Champions - Carla Krizanic and Rebecca Van Asch

December 20, 2016 Team Henselite's Rebecca Van Asch and Carla Krizanic returned home to Australia last week as dual World Champions after victory in both the Triples and Fours disciplines at World Bowls 2016 in New Zealand. Their initial triumph came in the first week of the tournament when they teamed up with Natasha Scott and Kelsey Cotterell for the Fours. After a rough start in their section, the...

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Dual World Champions - Carla Krizanic and Rebecca Van Asch

Team Henselite in NZ World Fours Victory

December 20, 2016 Ali Forsyth and Blake Signal joined the growing number of Team Henselite 2016 World Champions as they put on a dominant display in the Fours final at Burnside Bowls Club last week. Melbourne-based Ali, skipped his team which also included Mike Nagy and Mike Kernaghan to a 23-4 landslide victory against Australia in the final after finishing the sectional rounds undefeated. "It...

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Team Henselite in NZ World Fours Victory

Aaron Wilson, new World Champ

December 7, 2016 Team Henselite's Aaron Wilson has made his international debut for Australia in emphatic style, teaming up with Brett Wilkie to become the World Champion in the Men's Pairs. The Australia pair proved to be a formidable partnership, up against two more Team Henselite internationals in the final, Ireland’s pairing of Gary Kelly and Ian McClure. With Aaron in the skip role,...

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Aaron Wilson, new World Champ

Scott Thulborn wins World Champ of Champs with Cruze

November 21, 2016 Scott Thulborn used his brand new set of Henselite Cruze when he became Team Henselite's newest World Champion, winning  the World Singles Champion of Champions yesterday. On the fast greens at Helensvale bowls club, Scott put on a master class throughout the week, topping his section and dropping only a single game to Abd Rahman Haji Omar from Brunei before heading into the...

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Scott Thulborn wins World Champ of Champs with Cruze

Carla and Aaron win Australian Champion of Champions

October 19, 2016 Carla Krizanic (VIC) and Aaron Teys (NSW) became the latest members of Team Henselite to secure a national title with Dreamline XGs when they took out the Australian Champion of Champions last week. The Champion of Champions is one of the most difficult bowls titles to capture. The Australian Champion of Champions must win their club championship, then their state's Champion of...

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Carla and Aaron win Australian Champion of Champions

Jo and Jeremy take Golden Nugget Honours

August 24, 2016 New Zealand's Commonwealth Singles Champion, Jo Edwards, and World Cup Winner, Jeremy Henry, were crown the 2016 Golden Nugget Champions last week when they took home the trophies at the prestigious invitational event at Tweed Heads Bowls Club on the Gold Coast. For 30 years, the Golden Nugget Invitational Singles has been one of the most prestigious singles tournaments in...

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Jo and Jeremy take Golden Nugget Honours

Two new Jackroos for Team Henselite

July 22, 2016 Bowls Australia last week announced the twenty-two players that will make up the Australian Squad for the remainder of 2016, adding 3 fresh faces to the 19 existing players making up the squad. Two new Team Henselite players to be joining the ranks are South Australia's Scott Thulborn and New South Wales' Dawn Hayman. Scott Thulborn, at 32, has been a Jackaroo in previous years...

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Two new Jackroos for Team Henselite

Team Henselite AO Whitewash

June 29, 2016 It was another record-breaking week at the Australian Open for Team Henselite with a staggering 10 out of 14 winners across the open sections using the Dreamline XG. In the men's fours, the reigning Team Henselite champions, Scott Thulborn, Wayne Ruediger, Nathan Pedersen and Steven Dennis made it back to back titles when they overcame Barrie Lester's combination, 16-13, with a...

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Team Henselite AO Whitewash

Team Henselite winners at SA Champions Week

May 13, 2016 South Australian Champions Week 2016 provided yet again bounty of silverware for Team Henselite with winners and finalists across almost all disciplines. Emotions were running high in the men's events where a South Australian favourite, Scott Thulborn, had lost his dad to cancer just days before. In a tribute to his late father, Scott competed in the Champion of Champions Pairs, an...

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Team Henselite winners at SA Champions Week

Tiffany Brodie is on a roll

May 6, 2016 To say it’s been a big year so far for Tiffany Brodie is an understatement. The pint-sized 17-year-old has taken Victorian bowls by storm over the 2015/16 season, winning both the Under 25 and Under 18 State Singles as well as the State Fours. But while it may appear that she’s just burst into the top flight of Victorian bowls, Tiffany is under no illusions as to how she has...

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Tiffany Brodie is on a roll

VIC State Singles Fairytale Farewell for Chloe

April 24, 2016 Chloe Stewart has bid farewell to Victorian Bowls in style, taking out the Women’s State Singles title at Victorian Champions Week. The 20 year old is heading off to Queensland, swapping Kyenton Bowls Club in country Victoria for the Commonwealth Games host club, Broadbeach, on the Gold Coast and she timed her run perfectly for a fairytale goodbye with a 25-15 win over Kellee Bowles...

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VIC State Singles Fairytale Farewell for Chloe

Carla is the Champion of Champions again

April 20, 2016 Team Henselite’s Carla Krizanic showed why she's one of the most talked about young bowlers in the country when she won the Victorian Champion of Champions Singles on Tuesday. Carla faced some tough opposition throughout, including in her semi final against Deb Vallance where she found herself 5-10 down at one point. “Deb got off to a good start," she said, "but...

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Carla is the Champion of Champions again

Team Henselite's Golden Haul

April 20, 2016 Team Henselite’s Australian contingent at the World Junior Championships created history earlier this month with Ellen Ryan, Aaron Wilson and Aaron Teys collecting three gold medals between them. Last year’s Australian Open Singles winners – Ellen Ryan (NSW) and Aaron Teys (NSW), teamed up to win gold in the Mixed Pairs with Ellen then going on to win gold the singles...

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Team Henselite's Golden Haul

2016 World Cup Winner!

April 8, 2016 Jeremy Henry has reigned supreme in the 2016 World Cup at Warilla. Team Henselite’s four time World Cup singles champion, Irish born, Australian representative has added an unprecedented fourth World Cup singles title to his name in a master class performance at Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club. Warilla Bowls Club is also his home, so is the indoor playing surface, growing up in the...

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 2016 World Cup Winner!

Congratulations Kristina on winning her first state singles title.

February 2, 2016 A super proud member of the Australian Jackaroos Squad, Kristina has now won her first state singles title! In a finals replay, Team Henselite’s Kristina Krstic came out on top winning the WA Women’s State Singles defeating last year’s winner Noelene Abe 25-23 in the final on 25 January at Manning Bowling Club. This is Krstic’s first singles title at senior...

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Congratulations Kristina on winning her first state singles title.

NICK BRETT - THE NEW WORLD INDOOR SINGLES CHAMPION

January 27, 2016 Team Henselite's Nick Brett won his first ever World Indoor Singles title with a 9-9, 12-9 victory over fellow Englishman Robert Paxton in the final staged at Potters Leisure Resort. The first set was closely contested, with Brett earning a crucial half point with the last bowl of the final end. But world number 1 Brett pulled away in the second set, counting a full house 4 shots...

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NICK BRETT - THE NEW WORLD INDOOR SINGLES CHAMPION

Lisa Phillips Wins the Victorian Open Medal 2015

November 27, 2015 Lisa Phillips Wins the Victorian Open Medal 2015 When we asked her what gets her motivated before a game… (she loves to listen to) “Playing to win by John Farnham… Before a big game I would listen to this song and be 100% motivated.” She entered ALL the events at the Vic Open; to get her groove back, have fun with some friends in the triples and...

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Lisa Phillips Wins the Victorian Open Medal 2015

2015 Victorian Open - Singles Finals

November 18, 2015 Recently, Team Henselite’s Carla Odgers won her third Victorian Open women's singles title (in four years) Odgers (Sunbury) won an epic final 21-20 over Lisa Phillips (Coatesville BC) to add to her 2012 and 2014 Victorian Open titles. Odgers led 19-15, held two shots and was a shot away from winning the final. But Phillips came up with a storming drive to save the game, and...

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2015 Victorian Open - Singles Finals

Thrilled back-to-back Singles Champion!

September 21, 2015 Team Henselite's Scott Thulborn created history recently becoming the Australian Champion of Champions making him the first player to win back-to-back titles. Thulborn winning with Henselite's Dreamline XG Bowls. This South Australian's feat comes after almost 40 straight victories in club singles and champion of champion events across three states over the past two...

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Thrilled back-to-back Singles Champion!

Carla and Jeremy take out Australian Indoors

September 3, 2015 Carla Odgers wins Australian Indoors Team Henselite's Carla Odgers is absolutely thrilled to be taking the Australian Indoor Singles trophy home to Victoria, competing against Australian teammate Lynsey Clarke in the final at Tweed Heads. Odgers got off to a soaring start in her first ever Australian Indoor Championships final, leading 6-1, before Clarke made a comeback with a full...

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Carla and Jeremy take out Australian Indoors

Henselite Bowlers Sweep 2015 Australian Open Titles

July 5, 2015 With the Australian Open wrapping up for 2015 at Broadbeach BC last month, it was bowlers using Henselite bowls who came out on top across the board. Both the men's and women's singles titles were won with Dreamline XGs by Aaron Teys and Ellen Ryan respectively. They were joined by the entire team of Men's Fours champions including Wayne Ruediger, Scott Thulborn, Nathan...

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Henselite Bowlers Sweep 2015 Australian Open Titles

Aaron Teys makes it AO Singles Double for Team Henselite

July 2, 2015 Warilla greenkeeper, Aaron Teys recorded an historic victory when he took out the 2015 Australian Open Singles title at Broadbeach Bowls Club. Twenty-one year old Aaron became the second youngest man to lift the AO singles trophy after the biggest win of his career over international superstar and Canadian Commonwealth Games silver medallist, Ryan Bester. Using Dreamline XGs...

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Aaron Teys makes it AO Singles Double for Team Henselite

Australian Open title for Henselite 4s

June 29, 2015 South Australia's Men's Fours combination of Scott Thulborn, Wayne Ruediger, Nathan Pedersen and Steven Dennis took out the Australian Open trophy at Broadbeach Bowls Club last week after a thrilling final. Up against QLD favourites Paul Girdler and Dean McWhinney with Ian Law and New Zealand's Shannon McIllroy, the SA Henselite quartet were pushed to brink in the tightest of...

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Australian Open title for Henselite 4s

Ellen Ryan wins Australian Open

June 29, 2015 Cabramatta's 18 year old Ellen Ryan became the latest in a long list of Team Henselite Australian Open Singles Champions when she took out the 2015 final at Broadbeach BC over Milmerran's Maree Gibbs. "I actually wasn’t going to enter because it was 2 weeks off school and I'm in year 12 at the moment and I didn’t want to miss that." said Ellen. "But...

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Ellen Ryan wins Australian Open

Natasha Jones QLD State Championship Hat Trick

May 24, 2015 Natasha Jones has become the latest member of Team Henselite to win multiple state titles with her Henselite Fusions when she took out the Women's Pairs, Triples and Fours at the Queensland State Championships which finished up last week. In a tough competition which showcased the best of QLD bowls talent, Natasha and her Pairs partner Lynsey Clarke finished off a superb week...

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Natasha Jones QLD State Championship Hat Trick

Team Henselite Blitz at SA Champs Week

April 30, 2015 What a week for Team Henselite at South Australian Champions Week! With Bowls SA running their second annual Champions week from April 23rd-29th at Lockleys Bowling Club, it was the Henselite team that really came out on top with win after win in State, Open and Champion of Champions finals. First up winner was Matthew Northcott of Adelaide BC who was victorious in the Open Singles Final...

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Team Henselite Blitz at SA Champs Week

Another Medal on World Stage for David Holt

April 28, 2015 David Holt is currently Australia's number one ranked bowler, a title he richly deserves after yet another fantastic performance in an international event. As the current Australian Indoor Champion, David was awarded a berth at the 2015 World Cup which was held at the Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club last week. David finished at the top of his section, dropping only one...

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Another Medal on World Stage for David Holt

Aaron Wilson beats World's best to win Victorian Masters Singles

April 7, 2015 Team Henselite's Aaron Wilson has really shown Australian bowls what his intentions are after winning the Victorian Masters Singles event last week. The prestigious event with a long history saw a star studded field take to the green in 2015, including World Champions like Alex Marshall and Jeremy Henry, Commonwealth Games Medallists like David Holt and Nathan Rice. But it was...

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Aaron Wilson beats World's best to win Victorian Masters Singles

Jo Edwards Team Henselite Debut

March 26, 2015 Blackjack superstar, Jo Edwards, who recently joined Team Henselite, has made a flying start with her new bowls in the annual Trans Tasman event against Australia from March 18-20, winning all but one of her singles games. Two of the world's top bowling nations come together each year for this event which encompasses an open section and a development section. "The rivalry...

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Jo Edwards Team Henselite Debut

Kristina Krstic - Twice a World Champion

March 19, 2015 Kristina Krstic is the new World Under 25 Champion, winning not one but two World titles during last week's Junior World Championships at Broadbeach BC in Queensland. Up against Henselite teammate and fellow Aussie, Chloe Stewart, in the singles final, the WA ace was able to reverse last year's silver medal effort with a 21-16 win to take the title. It was the second consecutive time...

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Kristina Krstic - Twice a World Champion

Marshall wins a 6th World Singles Title with Henselite

January 28, 2015 Alex Marshall MBE has won his 6th World Indoor Singles Title after beating Andy Thompson 11-9, 10-3 in the final of the the World Championships at Potter Resort in Great Yarmouth. He told BBC Sport: "To win it six times is like a dream come true.I am really happy. I am normally quite a slow starter but I got off to a good start this time and I got stronger and stronger." This...

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Marshall wins a 6th World Singles Title with Henselite

Noelene Abe Scores State Singles Hat Trick

January 27, 2015 In the WA Women's State Singles final this weekend Team Henselite's Noelene Abe was going for a hat-trick of State Singles title but in her way stood Henselite team-mate and Australian U25 representative, Kristina Krstic. Both competitors were using Henselite Fusions on the quick greens and played out a high quality final at Manning BC. In the end it was Noelene's experience...

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Noelene Abe Scores State Singles Hat Trick

Carla back to take Victorian Open Title

December 10, 2014 Jackaroos squad member, Carla Odgers, has reclaimed her Victorian Open Singles title after storming to victory in the final over Brooke Edwards 21-5 at Shepparton last month.  Odgers faced some tough opposition in the early rounds including Ann Draffen and Robyn Thomassen but Carla had an answer for everything, using her Dreamline XGs to great effect to take her place in the...

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Carla back to take Victorian Open Title

Scotland's Iain McLean takes World Singles Title

December 3, 2014 Scotland's Iain McLean has become the 2014 World Singles Champion of Champions after wining the final at  Fendleton Bowls Club in Christchurch against Malaysia's Fairus Jabal in straight sets 6-5 11-7. In a semi finals series where 3 of the 4 bowlers, including Iain McLean, used Henselite bowls, Jabal eliminated hot favourite and local hero Ali Forsyth in a thrilling display,...

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Scotland's Iain McLean takes World Singles Title

Alex Marshall MVP in Steamers APL win

November 24, 2014 Team Henselite's Scottish International Alex Marshall MBE and his Murray Steamers teammates secured a momentous victory at the Australia Premier League in the final against Adelaide Endurance at Club Pine Rivers on Friday. In the second staging of the national event - dubbed APL02 - first time contenders, the Murray Steamers from Moama Bowls Club, finished in second place to advance to...

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Alex Marshall MVP in Steamers APL win

Chloe Stewart - A World Junior Champion

November 23, 2014 Chloe Stewart from Kyenton, Victoria is the new World Junior Singles Champion after triumphing on the international stage at Broadbeach Bowls Club last week. The 18-year-old took out the title in the Under-25 tournamement after taking on some of the world's best young bowlers. And she still can't quite believe it. "It's unbelievable, fantastic, amazing - all of those...

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Chloe Stewart - A World Junior Champion

Kenta Treacher - the New NSW Champion of Champions

November 13, 2014 North Sydney's Kenta Treacher has become the new NSW Champion of Club Champions, overwhelming Nathan Dawson from Kurri Kurri in the final at Nowra yesterday. Kenta raced out of the blocks quickly and soon had an unanswered 19 shot lead over his opponent. In the Australian state with the most bowlers and a very high standard of play, this kind of lead in the final wasn't what Kenta...

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Kenta Treacher - the New NSW Champion of Champions

Tongy's Champions take out QLD Title

October 22, 2014 99 per cent inspiration Tongy's Hamilton Power boys win 2014 State Champion of Club Champion Men's Fours Republished from bowlsqld.org Tongy's boys from Hamilton Power had a convincing win against Des Cann's boys from Jindalee in Round 3, 20-9, to secure themselves a finals berth against the crowd favourites, Darren McCracken's Across the Waves boys from...

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Tongy's Champions take out QLD Title

Team Henselite's Champions of All Champions!

October 20, 2014 Two of Team Henselite's finest are the new Australian Champion of all Champions after Katrina Wright and Scott Thulborn took out the women's and men's singles titles on the weekend. Playerd at Taren Point Bowls Club, NSW's Katrina Wright made the most of her home club advantage in the final when she took on SA's Sue Coultas. Both bowlers were using Henselite Dreamline...

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Team Henselite's Champions of All Champions!

Holty is Australia's Indoor Champion!

August 27, 2014 Henselite’s NSW manager David Holt really proved he practices what he preaches with another huge win at the Australian Indoor Championships at Tweed Heads Bowls Club last week. Feeling like a change from his usual Size 4 Dreamline XG in the White Breaker colour that he has used for a while now David simply picked up a different set in bright pink Coral colour for the trip north and...

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Holty is Australia's Indoor Champion!

Katrina Wright - the new NSW Singles Champ of Champs!

August 18, 2014 Team Henselite's Katrina Wrightis the new NSW Womens State Singles Champion of Champion. Competiting in the final last week at Oak Flats, Katrina defeated the local Oak Flats Champion Leanne Smith 25-20. Katrina, who uses Dreamline XG will now represent NSW in next years Australian Champion of Club Champions event.

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Katrina Wright - the new NSW Singles Champ of Champs!

Foster and Marshall star in Team Henselite Gold Rush!

August 6, 2014 While the TV Broadcasters focus was mostly on the sports of swimming and athletics, those who have found a way to watch the lawn bowls being played at Glasgow's historic and picturesque Kelvingrove Bowling Club were treated with some scintillating play. Some high quality bowls was on offer over the fortnight with many matches going right down to the last end. One of the highlights was...

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Foster and Marshall star in Team Henselite Gold Rush!

Kristina Krstic Wins Silver Nugget

July 31, 2014 The 2014 Silver Nugget took place at Tweed Heads Bowls Club last week  when the best Under-25 bowlers from around the country gathered for the 3 day event and it was Kristina Krstic from WA who took out the trophy, winning the ladies final. Kristina looked unstoppable throughout the tournament, never dropping a game. "We had the sectionals first," she said, "with two...

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Kristina Krstic Wins Silver Nugget

Second QLD State Pairs for Sean and Sean

May 27, 2014 Sean Baker and Sean Ingham took out their second State Pairs title last week in blistering fashion when they blew away their opponents Anthony Williams and Mick Roy with a 31-1 victory in the final at Broadbeach BC. The Team Henselite pair seemed unstoppable as they shot out of the blocks but the pair remained humble in their assessment of the win. "In the final a couple of heads...

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Second QLD State Pairs for Sean and Sean

World Cup King Wins 3rd Title

May 6, 2014 Jeremy Henry has claimed his 3rd World Cup title last month in an event he has made his own over recent years. Competing at his home Club of Warilla, the Team Henselite champion took out the final in straight sets over Victoria's Tony Wood. Jeremy started out well, maintaining control over the first 4 ends with singles before his opponent countered with 2 singles of his own. But...

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World Cup King Wins 3rd Title

Team Henselite Scoops SA Champions Week

May 6, 2014 SA Champions Week proved to be highly successfully for some of Team Henselite's longest serving members and the Dreamline XG was the bowl of choice for winners on the SA greens. Ashley Klose topped the winners list, using his Dreamline XGs to win 3 of the titles on offer, the Metropolitan Singles, the State Singles and the State Pairs. Not to be outdone, Scott Thulborn a recent...

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Team Henselite Scoops SA Champions Week

WA Queen of the Green Wins Country Week Singles

March 24, 2014 Noelene Abe, WA's undisputed Queen of the Green has taken out the title that eluded her last year, the Women's Country Week Singles. In 2013 Noelene won the pairs and fours at Country Week but could only finish in the semis of the Singles.  Yesterday Noelene (Corrigan) was first up against Lee Poletti (Geraldton) in the semi final which was a seesawing, high quality affair,...

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WA Queen of the Green Wins Country Week Singles

Nathan Wilson wins Australian Open Singles!

February 24, 2014 All  week it was a fairytale in the making. Twenty-year-old Nathan Wilson from Bendigo, and brother of last year's winner Aaron Wilson, started out in the main draw of the singles at the Australian Open at Darebin City BC last week. Little did he know that between them, these two members of Team Henselite were about to make history as the first brothers to take out the most...

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Nathan Wilson wins Australian Open Singles!

Last month's winner is...

February 20, 2014   The January winner of the Henselite Bowls Bag is Wayne Colless from NSW. Wayne has won himself a brand new H557 just by signing up to the Henselite eNewlsetter. "I am thoroughly delighted with it and I will be proudly showing it off at Austral Bowling Club this coming week!" he said. "May I say how pleased I am with the Henselite bowls I purchased at Active Bowls,...

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Last month's winner is...

Team Henselite to wear the Green and Gold

February 10, 2014 A slew of Team Henselite members will pull on the Green and Gold again next month. when Australia takes on New Zealand in the Trans Tasman series on home soil at Traralgon Bowls Club. In the Australian team announced yesterday, some of the Team Henselite members include regulars Nathan Rice from Queensland and World Champion, Wayne Ruediger from SA. Victorian Carla Odgers has bowled her...

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Team Henselite to wear the Green and Gold

NSW Rising Star Aaron Teys Dominates at South Pacific

January 20, 2014 Team Henselite youngster Aaron Teys completed a near flawless campaign at the esteemed South Pacific Carnival held in the Illawarra region every year over the Christmas/New Year period. Aaron lost just one match in a rigorous eight playing days campaign on his way to victory in both the Singles & Pairs events as well as being named Player of the Tournament. With strong winds always a...

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NSW Rising Star Aaron Teys Dominates at South Pacific

Team Henselite Victorious at NZ National Open

January 15, 2014 The Heartland Bank NZ National Open Championships proved to be a fertile hunting ground for Team Henselite bowlers in 2014. In particular the Men's Singles Final, which was an all Team Henselite affair, with18-year-old Sean Ingham from Broadbeach (QLD) in his first appearance at the NZ Nationals up against a seasoned campaigner in Ali Forsyth. Ali had won the Singles Title twice before...

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Team Henselite Victorious at NZ National Open

Rebecca McMahon Wins Victorian Open Singles

November 18, 2013 Colac City's Rebecca 'BJ' McMahon won her first Victorian Open Singles Title, overcoming Moama's Sandra Connolly 21-11 in the final at Shepparton Park BC on Friday. Rebecca was delighted with the win, "I was pretty excited," she said. "It’s a long week and it's great to come out of it with something." The Victorian State player was one of...

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Rebecca McMahon Wins Victorian Open Singles

Australian Champion of Champions Title for Noelene Abe

October 22, 2013 Noelene Abe is arguably WA's top female bowler. In the last three years alone she has won just about every prize on offer throughout the state including 2013 wins in the WA State Singles, Champion of Champions Singles and at Country Week where she won the pairs and fours and was duly named as WA's most Outstanding Female Bowler. When she stepped up to the mat at the Australian...

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Australian Champion of Champions Title for Noelene Abe

Cameron Curtis wins Aus Champ of Champion Pairs

October 15, 2013 Cameron Curtis is a name well known in Australian bowls. He's had not only a highly decorated career as a player but also as coach of the Australian Team where he led the country's finest bowlers to their greatest ever medal haul at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. However, it's been 23 years since he won his last National Title as a bowler which came in the form of the Australian...

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Cameron Curtis wins Aus Champ of Champion Pairs

David Holt - Australia's Champion of Champions

October 14, 2013 David Holt has become Australia's newest Champion of Champions - claiming his first National title in his adopted country since arriving in 2002. After qualifying as the state representative for the event by winning the NSW Champion of Champions Singles almost a year ago, David has been patiently waiting for his chance to shine again on the national stage. "When the draw first...

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David Holt - Australia's Champion of Champions

David Holt Wins Saints Singles

July 30, 2013 Henselite's own David Holt has won one of the most coveted Club Singles titles in Australia, taking out the prestigious St John's Park Club Singles Championship in NSW on Sunday. In a close final against Australian Team hopeful, Ben Twist, David prevailed winning 31-30. “I am absolutely over the moon with my win on Sunday in the final of the St Johns Park Singles...

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David Holt Wins Saints Singles

Team Henselite Jackroos heading to Scotland

July 15, 2013 Australia's current World Champions Mark Casey and Wayne Ruediger, will be joined by Nathan Rice when they board a plane for Scotland in 6 weeks time. Mark, Wayne and Nathan are three members of Team Henselite who have been picked in the Australian Team - The Jackaroos, as they are known - to play in the 8-Nations tournament, in the lead up to the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The...

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Team Henselite Jackroos heading to Scotland

Blues and Archer Take Honours at Australian Sides

May 6, 2013 NSW have claimed overall honours at the Australian Sides Championships this week after their men's team, including Team Henselite's Mark Casey, won the Alley Shield and their women's side took home the Marj Morris Trophy. Victoria picked up the Silver medal and Graeme Archer (pictured) won the best performed men's rink at the Championships. Graeme, who won a Gold Medal for...

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Blues and Archer Take Honours at Australian Sides

Brad Holland wins Victorian Men's Singles with Fusion

April 16, 2013 Bendigo East's Brad Holland is the new Victorian Men's Singles Champion after beating Henselite team-mate Nick McIntyre in the tournament final in front of his home crowd. "I was ecstatic to win," Brad said after claiming his first state singles crown. "It's something you aim for but to actually win it is really special." The final match turned...

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Brad Holland wins Victorian Men's Singles with Fusion

Chloe Stewart is Victorian State Singles Champion

April 16, 2013 Kyneton's 17-year-old wizz-kid Chloe Stewart completed a rare double feat yesterday in taking out the 2013 Victorian Women's Singles, having won the Girls Under 18 Singles just a few days before. Her flawless performance in the final which she won 25-4 was a clear statement that she is a young bowler on the way to great things.  "It was a bit...

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Chloe Stewart is Victorian State Singles Champion

Natasha Jones uses Fusion for Four from Four

April 15, 2013 Natasha Jones used the new Henselite Fusion bowl to claim each of her 2013 State Titles. Four from four...Natasha Jones is the first bowler to win all four junior state titles in one year Queensland starlet Natasha Jones has made history as the first ever bowler to win all four Queensland junior state titles in the same year. Jones, who claimed the pairs, triples and fours trophies...

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Natasha Jones uses Fusion for Four from Four

Team Henselite sweep Australian Open Titles

February 24, 2013 Team Henselite's Lisa Phillips and Aaron Wilson both Victorians, were on top of the world on Friday taking out the two most coveted prizes in Australian Bowls, the Australian Open Women's and Men's Singles Titles. Both endured nail-biting finals and survived tie-breaks to claim their crowns. Nineteen year old Lisa Phillips pressed her case for national...

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Team Henselite sweep Australian Open Titles

Noelene Abe uses Fusion to win State Singles

January 31, 2013 WA's Queen of the Green, Noelene Abe, won the WA State Singles yesterday beating Therese Hastings at Manning Bowls Club 25-19. This is the second state singles title for Noelene who won her first in 2011. "I had a really tough opponent in the final, this time." she said. "The draw worked out that the good players were evenly spread so by the time we got down to the semi...

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Noelene Abe uses Fusion to win State Singles

Scott Thulborn does it again (State Singles, that is!)

January 30, 2013 Scott Thulborn did it again earlier this week when he won the South Australian State Singles Title at Payneham Bowling Club on Sunday, 27th January. Scott overcame Adrian Green of Adelaide 25-17 in the semi final to take on C. Mills in the final where he prevailed 25-13. It was familiar territory for Thulborn who won the State Singles Title last year, just one of a number of titles he won...

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Scott Thulborn does it again (State Singles, that is!)

Scotland's Triples Make it 2 for the Men

December 13, 2012 Scotland Triples combination won their 2nd Gold medal for the Scottish men's team when they beat Australia in a close final 13-12. David Peacock and Graeme Archer both used Dreamline XGs to win the title which was especially sweet for Graeme who has recently moved to Australia to take up a position at Victoria's Clayton Bowls Club. "I am just excited to win my first...

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Scotland's Triples Make it 2 for the Men

Aussie Gold in Men's Fours

December 11, 2012 Team Henselite's Wayne Ruediger lead his Australian team-mates including Australian Open Champion, Mark Casey, to a comprehensive 13-22 win against South Africa in the final of the World Championships Men's Fours at Lockley's bowls club in Adelaide last week. Mark Casey, who used Henselite Dreamline XGs throughout the tournament and was ecstatic to have improved on...

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Aussie Gold in Men's Fours

Gold for Foster and Marshall at World Champs

December 10, 2012 As the World Bowls Championships wrapped up over the weekend at Lockleys and Holdfast Bay Bowls Clubs in Adelaide and it was the Australians and Scots who finished with the most to smile about. Scotland's Alex Marshall and Paul Foster were first to strike gold with a win in the Men's Pairs. Both the bowlers, who use Henselite Tigers in their native country picked up...

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Gold for Foster and Marshall at World Champs

David Holt: The NSW Champion of Champions

December 4, 2012 David Holt, a Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist for Scotland in 2002, showed why he's still the one to beat when he won the NSW Champion of Champion Singles trophy last month. Having won the State Singles in NSW in 2003, shortly after his arrival in the country he now calls home, David was very satisfied to take out another prestigious NSW Title nearly a decade...

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David Holt: The NSW Champion of Champions

Young Guns show the way at Vic Open

November 27, 2012 It was a case of Australia's young bowlers showing the way at the Vic Open earlier this month with many of the major titles won by bowlers under the age of 25. Team Henselite's Lisa Phillips (VIC) was among the medalists, taking out the final of the Women's Pairs with SA's Breeanna Dickson. The current State Singles title holder was very satisfied with her...

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Young Guns show the way at Vic Open

Dylan Fisher - Australia's Champion of Champions!

November 15, 2012 Victoria's Dylan Fisher won the Australian Champion of Champions Singles title late last month when he beat Queensland's Ken Evans 21-8 in the final.  The tournament is a prestigious one with Club Champions all round Australia vying to become State Champion of Champions and then each State winner securing a berth in the National final. This title caps off what has been a...

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Dylan Fisher - Australia's Champion of Champions!

Natasha Jones leads gold rush at Australian U18 Champs

October 22, 2012 The Australian Under 18 Championships were fiercely contested in North Launceston earlier this month with Australia's best young bowling talent on display. In a battle right down to the wire, it was the team from WA who finished the tournament on top with two gold, two silver and two bronze medals from the eight disciplines, as well as the boys and girls trophies, and the Robert...

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Natasha Jones leads gold rush at Australian U18 Champs

Mark Casey wins Australian Indoor Title

August 24, 2012 Queensland's Mark Casey won his first Australian Indoor Singles title yesterday when he beat Paul Girdler in a closely fought final at Tweed Heads Bowls Club. It was the second major domestic singles title of the year for the Helensvale ace who added this trophy to the one he won at the Australian Open earlier in the year. Mark is only the second player to hold the two most coveted...

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Mark Casey wins Australian Indoor Title

Sean Ingham claims Junior Gold Nugget

August 8, 2012 Broadbeach young gun, Sean Ingham, took out the boys' Junior Golden Nugget today at Tweed Heads. Up against NSW's Thomas Webb in the decider, Ingham looked confident form the outset, bolting to a 9-0 lead. Webb clawed his way back into contention, getting scores back to 20-13 before a three from Ingham put victory in his grasp. The 2012 under-18 Australian Open...

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Sean Ingham claims Junior Gold Nugget

Caz Nelson wins back to back National Championships

July 26, 2012 NSW's Caz Nelson won Gold at the National Mutlidisability Championships for the 2nd year in a row when she took out the Singles Title at Raymond Terrace Bowling Club last month.  This achievement caps off a remarkable 12 months for Caz who won Gold in the Pairs and Silver in the Singles at the 2011 World Championships in Pretoria, South Africa, an accomplishment which saw her...

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Caz Nelson wins back to back National Championships

Andrew Howie Completes ACT Grand Slam

June 7, 2012 Tuggeranong's Andrew Howie won the State Singles last weekend and completed his "Grand Slam" of all 4 ACT State Championships, joining the exclusive club of ACT bowlers to achieve this feat. Andrew had previously won the pairs, fours and triples titles but the singles was the one title that had so far eluded him. "Winning the State Singles...

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Andrew Howie Completes ACT Grand Slam

Scott Thulborn wins SA State Event Player of the Year

May 31, 2012 After dominanting the 2011/2012 season in South Australia with his Dreamline XGs this year, Adelaide’s Scott Thulborn was the unbackable favourite for the State Event Player of the Year at the 2012 Bowls SA Awards Night on 25 May. It was no surprise that he was announced as the winner after one of the greatest seasons on record. Scott was undefeated in a State...

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Scott Thulborn wins SA State Event Player of the Year

QLD State Pairs Title for Two Seans

May 31, 2012 Queensland reps, Sean Ingham and Sean Baker, were breathing a sigh of relief when they lifted the QLD State Pairs trophy last weekend, following a stunning fight-back by Joe Mills and Steve Tong in the final. The two Seans - former Broadbeach clubmates prior to Sean Baker's departure to Hamilton - started as favourites but had to overcome a superb start from their opponents who burst...

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QLD State Pairs Title for Two Seans

Dreamline XG - The Bowl of Choice for SA International Winners

May 21, 2012 The 6-Nation International Series wrapped up in Holdfast Bay over the weekend with 6 of the World's best bowling nations doing battle in a world class competition. All the visiting nations were given a chance to tryout the Adelaide conditions before the World Championships take place at Lockleys BC in November this year.  In the end it was host nation...

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Dreamline XG - The Bowl of Choice for SA International Winners

Team Henselite WA U18's show the way

April 24, 2012 Team Henselite's U18 bowlers  the WA State Singles and Pairs Championships by storm, taking out three of the four titles on offer. In the girls singles Rechelle Cole (Manning) came out the winner after a seesawing final against Dayna Cant. She then teamed up with good friend and Bowls Australia U18 Bowler of the Year, Kristina Krstic to win the Pairs...

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Team Henselite WA U18's show the way

Fisher to make debut in Australian Squad

April 24, 2012 Bowls Australia has announce it's squad for the upcoming International Series in SA later this month which will feature several Team Henselite players. The 6 nation event will give these bowlers an ooportunity to impress selectors before World Bowls takes place there later this year. Following this week's Australian Sides Championships where Australia'a best bowlers slugged it...

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Fisher to make debut in Australian Squad

Changing of the Guard as Dylan Fisher and Lisa Phillips win VIC titles

April 16, 2012 Eighteen year-olds Dylan Fisher and Lisa Phillips made history this weekend when they took out two of the most highly sort after titles on offer during Victorian Champions Week. Fresh from his Richmond Union Masters Singles win last month, Dylan Fisher (Melbourne BC) took part in an enthralling battle against Shepparton Golf's Matt Robertson in the final of the Victorian Champion...

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Changing of the Guard as Dylan Fisher and Lisa Phillips win VIC titles

Nathan Bush Wins VIC State Singles Title

April 16, 2012 Nathan Bush became Victoria's newest State Singles Champion on Saturday when he beat Anthony Holland in the final at Bendigo East BC. The 27 year old from Geelong West BC was over the moon with his victory. "I was ecstatic," he said, following the win. "I have won State Under 19 Titles and State Under 25s but to win an open class State event was really, very...

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Nathan Bush Wins VIC State Singles Title

Dylan Fisher beats David Holt to win Victorian Masters Singles

April 2, 2012 Dylan Fisher lived up to his reputation as one of the most talented young bowlers in the country last week when he took out the final at the Victorian Master Singles over experienced Henselite team-mate David Holt at Richmond Union Bowls Club. Both players made their way to the final through a tough field which read like the who's who of the Australian bowls scene...

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Dylan Fisher beats David Holt to win Victorian Masters Singles

Lisa Phillips wins Trans Tasman and Victorian Titles

March 14, 2012 In one week, Lisa Phillips has added another two titles to her already impressive trophy cabinet. Fresh from her Australian Open SIngles finals appearance where she was attempting to win back to back titles, the 18 year old Victorian travelled to NZ last week with the Australian Development squad. There, Lisa was instrumental in ensuring the Australian Women's...

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Lisa Phillips wins Trans Tasman and Victorian Titles

Mark Casey Wins Australian Open Singles Crown

February 27, 2012 Helensvale's Mark Casey has been crowned Australian Open Singles Winner after beating Helensvale club mate and good friend, Nathan Rice, in the final at Darebin City Bowls Club. Mark, who had survived a nerve-wracking Australian Open semi-final tie-breaker against giant-killer Neil Crisp, was a picture of focus and consistency in...

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Mark Casey Wins Australian Open Singles Crown

Sean Ingham and Ellen Ryan take home U18 AO Titles

February 27, 2012 Sean Ingham and Ellen Ryan have become the latest members of Team Henselite to secure an Australian Open Title when they took home the Boys and Girls Singles Titles respectively on Saturday. Following in the footsteps of fellow Queenslander, Mark Casey, who beat Nathan Rice in straight sets to take out the men's title, 17-year-old Sean Ingham beat 17-year old...

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Sean Ingham and Ellen Ryan take home U18 AO Titles

Rice's Pairs Triumph at the Australian Open

February 26, 2012 Nathan Rice showed why he is one of the most experienced and respected Australian bowlers last Friday when he picked up the Australian Open Men's Pairs title with partner Leif Selby over Team Henselite young guns, Jesse Noronha and Aaron Teys. The winning duo took out the title in straight sets 12-5, 7-5. “I would like to say well done to Jessie and Aaron, it was a...

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Rice's Pairs Triumph at the Australian Open

Scott Thulborn Wins SA State Singles

January 31, 2012 A HUGE congratulations to Team Henselite representative Scott Thulborn for winning the South Australia Men's Singles Title yesterday (30-01-2012) held at Payneham Bowling Club in Adelaide. It has been a great season for Scotty who took out the Open State Pairs with fellow Henselite team member Adam Forbes just a few weeks ago and the SA Open Singles title only 2 months ago...

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Scott Thulborn Wins SA State Singles

Team Henselite Feature in New Look Aussie Squad

January 18, 2012 With 2012 a World Championship year, Bowls Australia announced it's new look Australian Squad today with members of Team Henselite featuring heavily in both the men's and women's squad. Australian squad regulars, Mark Casey and Nathan Rice have retained their places, as has Sean Baker who pulled on the green and gold for the first time in 2011. They will be...

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Team Henselite Feature in New Look Aussie Squad

Henselite Winners in WA

December 19, 2011 It's been on for young and old in WA this past fortnight with Henselite bowlers taking out many of the major titles on offer. Teenage stars Kristina Krstic and Rechelle Cole staged a number of upsets in the Women's State Pairs to take out the title over many more-seasoned campaigners. Kristina and Rechelle, who are members of both the WA U18s and Women's...

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Henselite Winners in WA

Scott Thulborn wins SA Open Singles

November 15, 2011 Adelaide’s Scott Thulborn has added to some outstanding performances early in the 2011/12 season with the State’s newest skipper taking out the Bowls SA Open Singles event at Hawthorn yesterday. Scott took an early lead in the final against Grange’s Cameron Dickson and never looked back, finishing off solidly to claim a 25-14...

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Scott Thulborn wins SA Open Singles

Sue Brady wins QLD Champion of Champions

November 14, 2011 Sue Brady has become Queensland's latest Champion of Champions, taking out her third title late last month. The Mareeba Memorial ace added to her Champion of Champions Singles titles from 2004 and 2005 to make the trip from up near Cairns, down to Bribie Island BC, worthwhile. The North Queensland bowler took out hot favourite and Queensland player Sue McKenzie in the final sectional...

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Sue Brady wins QLD Champion of Champions

David Holt - State Pairs Champion

October 31, 2011 Cabramatta's David Holt and his partner Michael Clarke are the new NSW State Pairs Champions after beating Tony Laguzza and Aron Sherriff (Ettalong Memorial) in the final of the 2011 Greater NSW State Pairs Championships, at Soldiers Point Bowling Club. The game was close to begin with, but the Cambramatta pairing were too strong in the end, charging home to take out a 19-10 win. Team...

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David Holt - State Pairs Champion

Bright Future for Australian Bowls

October 10, 2011 The Australian U18 Championships wrapped up last week after some high quality bowls at Darebin International Sport Centre in Melbourne. The Championships saw NSW take out the Overall Boys Trophy as well as the Overall National Title. They didn't have it all their own way, however, having to settle for second behind QLD for the Overall Girls Trophy. If the week was anything to go by,...

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Bright Future for Australian Bowls

Team Henselite - Winners at the QLD Open

August 8, 2011 Helensvale's Mark Casey took out the coveted Queensland Open Men's Singles title at Ipswich Bowls Club last week when he beat Victorian teenager and Henselite team-mate, Aaron Wilson, 10-5, 8-2 in the final. Mark, who used Henselite Alphas throughout the tournament was relieved to emerge from the final victorious.  “I’m just ecstatic with...

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Team Henselite - Winners at the QLD Open

Dylan Fisher wins Junior Golden Nugget

August 8, 2011 Victoria's Dylan Fisher showed yet again why he is one of Australia's most promising young bowlers when he won his second Junior Golden Nugget title in three years over the weekend, notching up a 25-17 win over NSW's Sean Mawdsley. Barely troubled throughout the tournament, Dylan will be hoping he can take his winning form into the senior version of the...

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Dylan Fisher wins Junior Golden Nugget

Connie Hicks Medal for Noelene Abe

June 1, 2011Last weekend marked another chapter in Noelene Abe's extraordinary year when she scooped the major awards at the Bowls WA Awards Night. Over the last season, among other titles, Noelene won the State Singles, Champion of Champion Singles, Mt Lawley Consistency Singles and the State Pairs. "Looking back it's hard to believe you can achieve all that in one year." she laughed. "I...

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Connie Hicks Medal for Noelene Abe

Nathan Rice and the Fantastic Four win QLD State Championships

May 18, 2011It’s been a great week for Nathan Rice so far at the QLD State Championships, After winning the coveted Men’s State Singles Crown on Saturday, Nathan skipped his all-star Helensvale fours combination of Anthony Kiepe, Mark Casey and Anthony Fantini to victory in the Men’s Fours yesterday. All four bowlers used Henselite ABT-evos in their three-shot final win. The QLD State...

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Nathan Rice and the Fantastic Four win QLD State Championships

Sean Ingham wins QLD State Triples Title

May 16, 2011Queensland's Sean Ingham showed why he has been touted as one of the finest young bowlers in the country when he skipped his triples combination of Ben Savva and Paul O'Brien to the Men's State Triples Title last week.  At 16 years old, this title is Sean's first open men's state title however he's no stranger to success on the bowling green. Last month he won the QLD U18...

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Sean Ingham wins QLD State Triples Title

Team Henselite all the way in WA

May 2, 2011Winning is becoming a habit for Team Henselite's Noelene Abe who won her way to the Women's Champion of Champions Singles Title last weekend. This completes her sweep of all the major WA titles including the State Singles and Pairs as well as the Mt Lawley Consistency Singles. This weekend's victory makes her shoe-in for the Connie Hicks medal for the top WA female bowler...

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Team Henselite all the way in WA

Cartwheel Kate Takes NSW Indoor Crown

May 2, 20112011 keeps getting better for Kate Carriage. First she made the Semi-Finals in the Women's Pairs at the Australian Open. Then she was one of only 4 female bowlers selected for the Australia A squad. Now the Merryland's ace has won the right to contest the Australian Indoor Championships in August after emerging victorious in the NSW qualification leg held over the weekend...

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Cartwheel Kate Takes NSW Indoor Crown

April a Golden Month for Team Henselite Juniors

April 20, 2011It's been a golden month for Team Henselite's junior bowlers with an avalanche of success at International and State events around the country. Clayton's Dylan Fisher (VIC) started the gold rush when he took out the Victorian Under 25 Singles title at the end of March before going on to compete for Australia in the Junior Trans Tasman Trophy in Adelaide. The Aussies were attempting to win back...

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April a Golden Month for Team Henselite Juniors

Nathan Rice Wins Victorian Masters Singles

April 4, 2011Queensland's Nathan Rice overcame wind, rain and chilly conditions to win the prestigious Victorian Masters Singles Championship at Richmond Union last week. This year's event boasted a high quality field including several Australian and international representatives.  The 31-year-old Helensvale bowler claimed the gold medal, championship cup and winner's...

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Nathan Rice Wins Victorian Masters Singles

Lisa Phillips Wins Australian Open Singles Crown

February 20, 2011Young Victorian star Lisa Phillips has become the youngest bowler and only the second teenager to lift the Australian Open trophy after winning the coveted ladies singles title on Saturday. In doing so, the 17-year-old from Yallourn who plays pennant bowls at Richmond Union, pocketed eighteen thousand dollars. "I'm still in shock," she said, shortly after her historic win...

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Lisa Phillips Wins Australian Open Singles Crown

Triples Title for Team Henselite's Forsyth and McIntyre

February 20, 2011Team Henselite's Ali Forsyth (NZ/Taren Point BC) and Nick McIntyre (Victoria/Bundoora BC) joined the ranks of Australia Open winners on Saturday after teaming up with Essendon's Matt Flapper to take out the Men's Triples Title. They took the difficult road to the final, overcoming many of the more fancied combinations of Mark Casey, Ryan Bester, Mark Jacobsen on the way and...

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Triples Title for Team Henselite's Forsyth and McIntyre

Dane McKinnon and Mikayla Baker crowned Australian Open U18 champions

February 20, 2011With some of the best junior bowlers on show this week in the Under 18 section of the Australian Open, it was Victoria's Dane McKinnon and Tasmania's Mikayla Baker who won out taking the boys and girls titles respectively. 'I've made the semis two years in a row," said Dane who plays for Werribee RSL in the Henselite Victorian Premier League. "So it's a big thrill to...

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Dane McKinnon and Mikayla Baker crowned Australian Open U18 champions

Team Henselite Sweeps Bowls Australia Awards

February 14, 2011Team Henselite bowlers swept the Bowls Australia Bowler of the Year awards on Saturday night winning four out of the five awards on offer for bowlers. Helensvale's Mark Casey was the man of the moment, picking up both the Male Bowler of the Year and International Bowler of the Year awards. Mark, who lists a Silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in his highlights...

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Team Henselite Sweeps Bowls Australia Awards

State Singles Titles for Henselite Ladies in WA and SA

February 1, 2011There were few surprised in SA and WA last month when the ladies State Singles titles were taken out by the in form players of the season. Holdfast Bay's Riina Bradbrook (SA) started off the year with a bang when she won her second consecutive State Singles title, beating Kensington Marryatville's Jackie Gardiner in the final 25-16. This marks the sixth singles title for the "Queen...

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State Singles Titles for Henselite Ladies in WA and SA

Marshall and Foster on Top of the World

January 20, 2011 Scotland's Paul Foster and Alex Marshall MBE are feeling on top of the world after the pair, who boast eight world singles titles between them, celebrated their maiden win in the final of the Potters Holidays World Indoor Pairs Championship. Gold Medallist in the pairs at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and long-time users of Henselite bowls, the Scottish duo finally struck gold...

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Marshall and Foster on Top of the World

Team Henselite Juniors make Australian National Squad

January 11, 2011Bowls Australia today announced the Australian Junior Squad to take on NZ in the Trans Tasman Series in April, with three members of Team Henselite named in the four-bowler squad. Victorian Dylan Fisher who has already pulled on the green and gold on a number of occasions will be joined by Australian debutants Scott De Jongh (QLD) and Kristina Krstic (WA). Scott De Jongh was one...

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Team Henselite Juniors make Australian National Squad

Team Henselite Clean Sweep at SA State Pairs

December 22, 2010It was a clean sweep for Team Henselite in the SA State Pairs on Monday when Ashley Klose (Marion) and Simon Dorr (Payneham)  were joined by Henselite team-mate Penny Landherr (Kensington/Marryatville) and her partner Janet Cocks (Prospect Broadview) in taking out the men's and women's titles respecitively. While Ashley and Simon swept through their final to run out...

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Team Henselite Clean Sweep at SA State Pairs

Silver for Lindores in the World Champion of Champions

December 6, 2010Joyce Lindores added a silver medal to her bulging trophy cabinet when she was named runner-up in the World Champion of Champions held on Norfolk Island last week. Now residing in Melbourne and playing her club bowls for powerhouse outfit Clayton, Joyce was representing Australia for the first time, having played over 900 games for her native Scotland, winning many titles...

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Silver for Lindores in the World Champion of Champions

Teenage Aaron Wilson in NSW Open Pairs Victory

December 6, 2010Victoria's Aaron Wilson became the latest teenage bowls sensation last week when he won the pairs title at the NSW Open in Wagga Wagga. Aaron, who has just turned 19, chalked up his first Bowls Australia Grand Prix win with his experienced club teamate, Matt Flapper, in a thrilling final against fellow Victorians and members of Team Henselite, Lee Schraner and...

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Teenage Aaron Wilson in NSW Open Pairs Victory

Australia's Top Young Bowlers Choose Henselite

November 29, 2010Bowls Australia named its preliminary squad for next year's Junior Trans Tasman Trophy earlier this month. Twelve of the finest young bowlers in the country will attend a training camp at the Lockleys Bowling Club in South Australia where a final side of four - two girls, two boys - will be chosen. After losing the trophy to NZ earlier in 2010, selectors will put these juniors through their paces...

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Australia's Top Young Bowlers Choose Henselite

Riina Bradbrook is National Champion of Champions

November 11, 2010South Australia's Riina Bradbrook had already made history earlier this year when she became the only person in SA to win the State Singles, the Metro Singles and the State Champion of Champions in a single season. But yesterday she decided she would not stop there, winning the women's singles title at the National Champion of Champions in North Launceston.  Riina, who uses Henselite...

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Riina Bradbrook is National Champion of Champions

Geoff McGillvray Wins NSW State Triples

October 27, 2010A win in the NSW State Triples at Soldiers Point BC yesterday marked the realisation of a long-held goal for Warilla's Geoff McGillvray. "This win was very special," he said. "It was my first time ever winning a state title. I have been runner-up a few times and made semi-finals but this time we finally cracked it." McGillvray and his triples...

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Geoff McGillvray Wins NSW State Triples

Val Smith takes Silver at Commonwealth Games

October 13, 2010 New Zealand's Val Smith took out the silver medal yesterday in the women's singles at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. The world number one took the hard route to the final after she finished third in her section and had to make it through the quarterfinal play-offs before winning a tight semi-final in a tie-break against Australia's form player of the tournament. The first set of the...

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Val Smith takes Silver at Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games Silver Medal for Mark Casey in Delhi

October 10, 2010Australia's Mark Casey last night won a silver medal in the men's triples at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. This was the second Commonwealth Games medal for the Queenslander who won gold four years ago in Melbourne in the same discipline.  Using Henselite bowls, just as he had in Melbourne, Mark skipped his team brilliantly all the way to final, showing...

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Commonwealth Games Silver Medal for Mark Casey in Delhi

Kristina Krstic takes out gold in the Australian U18 Singles

September 30, 2010West Australia's Kristina Krstic has added another title to her name, winning the girls singles at the Australian Under 18 Championships at Broadbeach Bowls Club today, taking out the final 21-6 against fellow member of Team Henselite, Breeana Dickson (SA). Kristina bowled with Alpha bowls which she said were perfect for the very windy conditions in the final. "They took hardly any...

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Kristina Krstic takes out gold in the Australian U18 Singles

Dylan Fisher wins Boys Singles at Australian Under 18 Championships

September 29, 2010Victorian Dylan Fisher has been crowned this year's junior boys National Singles Champion after taking out the final of the Australian Under 18 Championships at Broadbeach Bowls Club on the Gold Coast today, making him the first Victorian to win the title. A relieved Dylan Fisher, who is the current U18 Victorian Pairs Champion after winning back to back titles in 2009 and 2010, overcame immense...

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Dylan Fisher wins Boys Singles at Australian Under 18 Championships

Warilla Gorillas Take Out Helensvale 5-a-side

September 10, 2010In the 2010 Henselite $40,000 Club 5-a-side Challenge this week, the Warilla Gorillas denied the hosts, Helensvale Hawks their third title in four years.  In a final which saw seven of the ten competitors using Henselite-produced bowls, Warilla overcame the home team 3 games to 1 to take out their maiden title. This was no easy task with the Helensvale team including Delhi-bound Mark...

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Warilla Gorillas Take Out Helensvale 5-a-side

Lester, Casey and McGillivray qualify for UK PBA events

August 24, 2010Three members of Team Henselite will be on their way to the UK after the PBA National Finals at Tweed Heads Bowls Club last week. The National FInals were held to decide which Australians would qualify for events on the Professional Bowlers' Association calendar, taking place in the UK from November 2010 to January 2011. The successful qualifiers include...

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Lester, Casey and McGillivray qualify for UK PBA events

Mark Casey to use Henselite Bowls at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

August 2, 2010Fresh from a semi-finals appearance at last month's Queensland Open, Mark Casey revealed this week that he will be using Henselite Bowls when he travels to Delhi in October to compete for Australia in the Commonwealth Games. Mark Casey was a Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist in Melbourne 2006 in the Triples with Henselite bowls and has chosen them once...

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Mark Casey to use Henselite Bowls at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

Henselite's Mark Jacobsen Wins QLD Open Pairs

July 30, 2010Mark Jacobsen showed this week that he really is one of the best players in the world, making the final of the Pairs and Triples at the Queensland Open and the semi-final of the Singles. Not only did he go on to win the title in his favourite event, the Pairs, he beat the Australian representatives in each discipline along the way. This may have caused some embarassment to...

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Henselite's Mark Jacobsen Wins QLD Open Pairs

Sean Baker and Alex Murtagh Take Queensland Open Triples

July 30, 2010Team Henselite’s Alex Murtagh and Sean Baker proved this week that they are part of the hottest triples combination on Queensland greens, adding the 2010 Queensland Open to their State Triples title win in May earlier this year. The final was largely a Team Henselite affair with Victorians Mark Jacobsen and Barrie Lester hoping to take the title out of the Sunshine State. But Baker skipped...

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Sean Baker and Alex Murtagh Take Queensland Open Triples

Team Henselite Well Represented in BA Silver Tier Squad

July 12, 2010Bowls Australia released its 2010-2011 Silver Tier Squad list on Friday, naming eleven Team Henselite players in its ranks. The Silver Tier Squad will be overseen by Head Coach Faye Luke and Bowls Australia reports that it will offer squad members access to high performance coaches and sports science staff, targeted monitoring by national coaching staff as well as tactical and skills analysis,...

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Team Henselite Well Represented in BA Silver Tier Squad

Team Henselite Qualifiers Set for Australian Indoor

July 5, 2010With the final round of qualification completed in Tasmania at the weekend, the field is now in place for the finals of the Australian Indoor Championships. The Championship which, are to be held in August at Tweed Heads Bowls Club, will feature a number of Team Henselite players representing a balance of youth and experience. Last year's men's title winner, Anthony...

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Team Henselite Qualifiers Set for Australian Indoor

Team Henselite welcomes QLD's Brenda Thompson

June 28, 2010Queensland's Brenda Thompson last week followed in the footsteps of many of her fellow state representatives such as Sean Baker, Carly Griffiths and Anthony Kiepe when she joined Team Henselite.  Fresh from her State Fours Title win last month, Brenda's decision to switch to Henselite followed a lengthy trip round Australia...

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Team Henselite welcomes QLD's Brenda Thompson

Arleen Jeffery Joins Team Henselite

June 23, 2010Since first picking up a bowl ten years ago, Merryland's Arleen Jeffery fell in love with the sport and hasn't looked back. This week she joined Team Henselite, returning to the brand she trusted when she first began what was eventually to become, a stellar bowling career. "I first started because my husband bowled and I went along to see him roll up. I thought, 'this...

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Arleen Jeffery Joins Team Henselite

Martin Miller becomes NT's Youngest State Singles Champion

June 21, 2010Northern Territory's Martin Miller became the state's youngest singles champion last weekend when he took out the State Singles Title at Palmerston Bowls Club on Saturday. Martin, who turns 18 in August was victorious in the final, 25-20, in challenging conditions. "It was very windy with afternoon breezes and the greens were running fairly quickly compared to what...

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Martin Miller becomes NT's Youngest State Singles Champion

Fours Fortune for Team Henselite at QLD State Titles

May 25, 2010Bribie Island's Brad Piper picked up his first Men's State Title last week when the Fours combination he was playing in beat some tough opposition to take out the trophy. "We had just hoped to win our section," said Brad of his expectations going into the tournament. "We had a really hard section so to win that and then the final is just awesome." The...

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Fours Fortune for Team Henselite at QLD State Titles

Michael Turner and Ian Taylor Win QLD State Pairs

May 24, 2010It was a special win for Kingscliff duo, Ian Taylor and Michael Turner, who took out the Queensland State Pairs Title on Saturday. Both bowlers are new to Queensland with Ian spending most of his bowling years in South Australia and Michael playing Club and State bowls in NSW before moving north. "Neither of us was playing in our natural State so to win a state...

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Michael Turner and Ian Taylor Win QLD State Pairs

Champ of Champs Makes it a Hat-trick for Riina

May 19, 2010As the bowls season in South Australia draws to a close, there will be few more satisfied with their 2009/10 performance than Holdfast Bay's Riina Bradbrook. One of SA's most experienced campaigners, Riina took out the coveted Champion of Champion Singles title last Sunday. This victory ensured she would go down in the history books as the only person to win the State Singles, the Metro Singles...

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Champ of Champs Makes it a Hat-trick for Riina

Triples Double for Pam and Alex

May 18, 2010It was double delight this week for Queensland bowling couple Alex Murtagh and Pam Rowe when they secured the men's and women's State Triples titles respectively. The Pine Rivers pair, who have been together for two years, were pleased to be sharing their sucess with each other. "For us to both win at the same time and for us to both win the...

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Triples Double for Pam and Alex

Australia takes Trans Tasman, Team Henselite looks to Delhi

May 13, 2010Australia took all three trophies available today in the Trans Tasman test series held at Bargara Bowls Club in Bundaberg QLD winning the men's best-of-six series 4-2, the women's 3-3 on count back and the overall trophy 7-5. Mark Jacobsen, using Dreamlines, and Terry Antram with ABT-evos put in strong performances for Australia in the men's Triples.Both will be hoping they have done enough to...

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Australia takes Trans Tasman, Team Henselite looks to Delhi

Top Day for Team Henselite Men at Trans Tasman

May 12, 2010With hostilities underway in the much anticipated Trans Tasman event in Bundaberg QLD, it's been a cracking start to the tournament for members of Team Henselite in the men's competition. In the morning session New Zealand's Ali Forsyth, bowling with ABT-evos, won the men's singles with a 10-3, 5-8, 4-0 victory. He then backed up in the afternoon with an emphatic 8-12, 5-11 win in...

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Top Day for Team Henselite Men at Trans Tasman

Silver for Australia's Kiepe in World Cup

May 5, 2010Queensland's Anthony Kiepe was in red-hot form going into the final of last week's World Cup at Warilla Bowls Club. He had not dropped a game all tournament and was bowling with consistency and confidence. His dream of lifting the trophy aloft was not to be, however, after he was not able to close out the tie-break in the all-Australian final and he had to be content with the Silver...

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Silver for Australia's Kiepe in World Cup

Silver in U25 World Cup for Malta's Aquilina

May 3, 2010Malta's Brendan Aquilina has made a fantastic start to his preparation for the Commonwealth Games, claiming the Silver medal in the U25 World Cup at Warilla last week. Born in Australia to Maltese parents, the 22-year-old played with consistency and composure throughout the tournament, losing only one game to the eventual champion. "I was very happy with the way I...

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Silver in U25 World Cup for Malta's Aquilina

Judy Elated with State Over 60's Win

April 28, 2010One of the stalwarts of bowls, Yarraville Footscray's Judy Nardella has pulled off the impossible, coming back from 18-4 down to win the Victorian Over 60's State title over Gordana Baric last week at Burden Park Bowls Club. Judy just scraped in to the tournament, having turned 60 only recently, and wasn't going to enter until her husband Tony, who won the...

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Judy Elated with State Over 60's Win

Nick McIntyre Victoria's New Pairs Champion

April 27, 2010Bundoora RSL's Nick McIntyre has become Team Henselite's latest Victorian Champion, skipping his club mate, Mario Cipolla, to victory in the 2010 State Pairs final last week. The pair started off slowly, trailing their opponents 11-3 after 8 ends but they soon managed a stunning turn around. Two conversion shots from McIntyre in the 10th and 11th ends produced successive fours...

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Nick McIntyre Victoria's New Pairs Champion

Mac Back to Win ACT Junior Pairs

April 26, 2010Yowani's Mac McClean backed up from his ACT Junior Singles win to claim the Junior Pairs title as well. McClean, who recently represented the ACT senior side in the Australian Sides Championship, and his partner stormed to victory at Queanbeyan bowls Club last week winning the final 28-10.

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Mac Back to Win ACT Junior Pairs

Dodd Claims Victorian Singles Title

April 21, 2010Werribee RSL's Brett Dodd yesterday became Victorian State Singles Champion, claiming an emphatic 25-13 victory in the final on the newly refurbished greens at Darebin City Bowls Club.  It was a much anticipated encounter and Dodd started out slowly. However a change in the conditions with the breeze picking up proved to be cruicial. The Victorian State...

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Dodd Claims Victorian Singles Title

Hat-trick of Junior State Titles for Griffiths

April 20, 2010Carly Griffiths, arguably one of Australia's most promising junior bowlers, has added a third State Junior Singles crown to her already impressive array of victories. The Australian under-18 representative became the first person to win the title three years in a row last week when she beat Pine Rivers team-mate and fellow member of Team Henselite, Elizabeth...

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Hat-trick of Junior State Titles for Griffiths

Mac McClean wins ACT Junior Singles Championship

April 19, 2010Yowani Country Club's Mac McClean showed once again why he is one to watch, winning the ACT Junior SIngles title at Queanbeyan Bowls Club last Wednesday. It was a mighty effort from MClean who was 13 shots to nil down in the final before coming back to win 25 to 21. "I really enjoyed the comeback," said McClean "I hadn't won an end so my opponent...

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Mac McClean wins ACT Junior Singles Championship

Fisher wins Victorian U18 Open Pairs Championship

April 13, 2010Young Victorian ace Dylan Fisher added another trophy to his cabinet, winning the Victorian Under 18 Pairs Championship at Clayton last week. The win marked back-to-back titles in this Henselite-sponsored event for Fisher who plays for Clayton Bowls Club. “It was a hard fought effort to go back to back, and it was a great result”. Dylan...

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Fisher wins Victorian U18 Open Pairs Championship

WA and QLD take home spoils at Australian Sides Championships

April 12, 2010With Australia's finest bowlers all vying for state pride, last weekend's Australian Sides Championships promised much and certainly delivered. In the men's Alley Shield - powerhouse outfit QLD made it three titles in a row winning six of their seven games. "It was a great result for a great bunch of blokes" said Team Henselite member and...

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WA and QLD take home spoils at Australian Sides Championships

Silver Debut for Aussie Quinlan

April 12, 2010Australia's Beth Quinlan made an exciting debut for Australia last week, skipping her triples combination all the way to the final of the 8 Nation Test Event in Delhi. The final was a close fought affair against old rivals England who eventually won out 4-3 in a tie-break, leaving the Aussies to settle for Silver. The Test Event was a precursor to the Commonwealth Games and gave 8 of the...

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Silver Debut for Aussie Quinlan

Australia's Beth Quinlan Joins Team Henselite

March 28, 2010Beth Quinlan is Australia's newest bowls squad member, having received her first call up only earlier this month. This week she also became the newest member of Team Henselite, choosing to use Dreamline bowls when she makes her Australian debut. It will be a baptism of fire with Beth's first appearance for her country coming up at the 8-nation, pre-Commonwealth...

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Australia's Beth Quinlan Joins Team Henselite

Australia's Terry Antram Joins Team Henselite

March 23, 2010Terry Antram has a few months of hard work ahead of him. The Nelson Bay skipper has survived the latest whittling of the Australian Team to be one of the last 8 men in contention for the 6 available spots in the 2010 Commonwealth Games team. Antram's main priority will be to impress Australian selectors and make the list for Delhi in...

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Australia's Terry Antram Joins Team Henselite

Triples Titles for SA's Taylor and Green

March 16, 2010Somerton's Scott "Scooter" Taylor and Holdfast Bay's Di Green are the latest Team Henselite champions, taking out the men's and women's State Triples Titles, respectively, at Payneham in South Australia earlier this week. The men's final was a tight battle with Taylor eventually skipping his team to victory 14-10. "This was a great win," said the Australian Silver Tier...

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Triples Titles for SA's Taylor and Green

Jacobsen, Schraner and Kiepe make Aussie Team Cut

March 2, 2010It's crunch time in the Australian Camp as the squad for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi later this year gets closer to its final make up. Following last month's Austrailan Open and the international series against England in Moama, Bowls Australia have whittled their squad vying for a ticket to Delhi down to twenty players from 28. Mark Jacobsen, Gold Medallist at the 1994...

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Jacobsen, Schraner and Kiepe make Aussie Team Cut

Baker and Fisher in Trans Tasman U25 win

March 1, 2010In the men's U25 Trans Tasman Development Series held over the weekend, Team Henselite members Sean Baker and Dylan Fisher were instrumental in an Australian win over their NZ rivals. In the best of three tests series the Austrailan Team dropped the opening test on Friday before claiming a victory on countback in the second on Saturday, keeping alive their hopes of taking the...

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Baker and Fisher in Trans Tasman U25 win

Team Henselite Juniors to Take On NZ

February 25, 2010Australia's best and brightest young bowlers will be taking on New Zealand on their home turf this week when the competition begins tomorrow in the Junior Trans-Tasman in Auckland. Three of the four Australian singles berths in the  Under 18 test series will be taken by members of Team Henselite. NSW's Aaron Teys and Martin Miller of the Northern Territory will contest the boys singles and...

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Team Henselite Juniors to Take On NZ

Tolchard's win leads England to Victory in Moama International

February 23, 2010Young Englishman Sam Tolchard lead his team to an amazing victory yesterday against Australia when he won the final rubber of the men's singles in the Moama International. Tolchard must have felt he had nothing to lose going into the game - his task seemed almost impossible. Not only did he need to win in straight sets but also with an 11 shot advantage against Australia's number one...

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Tolchard's win leads England to Victory in Moama International

Griffiths Wins Australian Open Junior Title

February 20, 2010Fresh from her quarter final appearance in the women's singles at the Australian Open, Carly Griffiths proved yet again that she has a bright future in bowls ahead of her with when she took out the Under 18 girls title today. After losing a tight first set by one shot, the 16 year old from QLD took hold of the second and powered to a 13-0 lead then winning the tie-breaker. Her next competitive...

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Griffiths Wins Australian Open Junior Title

Lindores Takes Australian Open Women's Singles Gold

February 20, 2010 Joyce Lindores is arguably this year's Australian Open's most highly decorated competitor - a multiple World and Commonwealth Games Champion who has played over 900 games for her native Scotland. Today she showed just why that is the case, making the most of her experience to come back from 6-1 down in the first set of the Australian Open Women's SIngles to win it 10-6. She maintained...

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Lindores Takes Australian Open Women's Singles Gold

Triumph in the Triples at the Australian Open

February 18, 2010This week New Zealand's Val Smith became the latest member of Team Henselite to win a major title, clinching victory in the women's triples at the Australian Open. The reigning World Singles Champion and current number one ranked player in the world skipped her triples team to a thrilling 8-7, 4-9, 3-2 victory at Shepparton Park Bowls Club over a much fancied Australian combination. On the same...

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Triumph in the Triples at the Australian Open

Finals Fever for Team Henselite Women

February 17, 2010In another day of red-hot bowls at the Australian Open, the women of Team Henselite have led the way, pulling off some stunning victories as finals fever hits Shepparton. Kate Carriage (ACT), a former National Junior Champion, and her partner advanced to the final of the women's pairs in an emphatic fashion after thrashing their English opposition 10-2, 12-4.  Lyn Cuthbertson (QLD) and...

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Finals Fever for Team Henselite Women

Team Henselite success so far at Australian Open

February 16, 2010As Australian Open week builds towards an exciting finish, Henselite bowls are once again proving that they are the choice of champions. With the business end of each section now approaching, many of Australia’s best bowlers and members of Team Henselite are still in the running to take out all titles. In the men’s Singles Australian squad members Anthony Kiepe and Lee Schraner are...

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Team Henselite success so far at Australian Open

Anthony Kiepe wins Gold

August 20, 2009Anthony Kiepe is the new Gold Medalist in the Men's Singles title at the Asia Pacific Indoor Titles in Malaysia. Anthony bowled to success with Henselite ABT-evo bowls.

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Anthony Kiepe wins Gold

QLD State Ladies Triples

June 4, 2009Congratulations to Team Henselite members, Carly Griffiths, Shahn Griffiths and Georgia White who won the Final of the QLD State Triples by 1 shot on the last bowl. The competition was particulary fierce with 3 of Australia’s leading Internationals Kelsey Cottrell, Julie Keegan and Lindsay Armitage. Fabulous result for Team Henselite with an average age of just 17.    

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QLD State Ladies Triples

Australian Indoor Championships

May 6, 2009The final of the Men's Singles at Tweed Heads on 30 April was a Team Henselite affair with Anthony Kiepe defeating Todd Simmons in a very close finish. Afer the match, Anthony Kiepe, who bowls with ABT-evo, declared "It's a dream come true."

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Australian Indoor Championships

Bowls SA U18 Girls Singles

April 23, 2009Breeana Dickson has won three titles in the Bowls SA U18 Championships, the most prestigious event for juniors held this week at Salisbury Bowling Club. Breeana took out the Bowls SA U18 Girls Singles defeating Cassandra Harvey (21 - 12). In response to the rain, Breeana focused on putting more weight on her Dreamline bowls. Breeana saw more winning success as skipper winning...

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Bowls SA U18 Girls Singles

Mark Jacobsen, Triples Title at Australian Open

March 2, 2009Mark Jacobsen along with Robbie Thompson and Mark Berghofer took out the Triples Title at the recent Australian Open Championships at Shepparton Park, Victoria. Mark, a Commonwealth Games medallist was delighted with his win against stiff competition from Ireland's Jeremy Henry and fellow Aussies' Barrie Lester (a member of Team Henselite) and Wayne Turley.

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Mark Jacobsen, Triples Title at Australian Open